Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For Jehovah hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his dwelling:

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His habitation.

King James Version

For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.

Holman Bible

For the Lord has chosen Zion;
He has desired it for His home:

International Standard Version

For the LORD has chosen Zion, desiring it as his dwelling place.

A Conservative Version

For LORD has chosen Zion. He has desired it for his habitation.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah hath chosen Zion; He hath desired it for his habitation.

Amplified

For the Lord has chosen Zion, He has desired it for His habitation:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired her for his habitation.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah chose in Zion; for he desired it for a dwelling to himself.

King James 2000

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His dwelling-place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD hath chosen Zion, to be a habitation for himself; he hath longed for her.

NET Bible

Certainly the Lord has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his dwelling.

The Emphasized Bible

For Yahweh hath chosen Zion, - He hath desired it as a dwelling for himself:

Webster

For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.

World English Bible

For Yahweh has chosen Zion. He has desired it for his habitation.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah hath fixed on Zion, He hath desired it for a seat to Himself,

References

Context Readings

David And Zion Chosen

12 If thy children keep my covenant, and my testimonies which I will teach them, their children also for evermore shall sit upon thy throne. 13 For Jehovah hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his dwelling: 14 This is my rest for ever; here will I dwell, for I have desired it.


Cross References

Psalm 68:16

Why do ye look with envy, ye many-peaked mountains, upon the mount that God hath desired for his abode? yea, Jehovah will dwell there for ever.

Psalm 48:1-3

{A Song; a Psalm. Of the sons of Korah.} Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the hill of his holiness.

Psalm 76:1-2

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph: a Song.} In Judah is God known, his name is great in Israel;

Psalm 78:68-69

But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved;

Psalm 87:2

Jehovah loveth the gates of Zion more than all the habitations of Jacob.

Isaiah 14:32

And what shall be answered to the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah hath founded Zion, and the afflicted of his people find refuge in it.

Hebrews 12:22

but ye have come to mount Zion; and to the city of the living God, heavenly Jerusalem; and to myriads of angels,

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